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delayed the inauguration of cancer-stricken president hugo chavez. >> this is essentially a power play. behind that secrecy there is nothing but an attempt to ensure the continuity of the regime regardless of president chavez's presence. >> woodruff: and with five oscar nominations, we examine the controversy surrounding one of the most talked about new films yet to see a nationwide release; "zero dark thirty," about the hunt for osama bin laden. >> brown: that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: ♪ ♪ moving our economy for 160 years. bnsf, the engine that connects us. >> and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. >and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> brown: as unemployment, growth and budget concerns continue, the man who will
: we turn now to venezuela, where president hugo chavez was supposed to be inaugurated for a new term today but was instead out of the country. ray suarez has more on the reason for and controversy surrounding his absence and the future of his political movement. >> reporter: thousands of supporters descended on the presidential palace in the venezuelan capital, caracas, today, chanting and waving flags in a show of support for their ailing, absent president. venezuela is a country of 29 million people, an oil exporter subsidizing energy-hungry poor countries, like cuba and haiti. and it sends 800,000 barrels of oil a day to the u.s.-- its number one customer. president hugo chavez has led the nation for 14 years. his third term expires today. he won re-election in october and was supposed to be sworn in again today for another six years, as the constitution requires. but chavez suffers from aggressive, reoccurring cancer, hasn't been seen in public in a month and was too sick to return to venezuela from medical treatment in cuba. >> the illness of the president has been treated like
-president is traveling to cuba to visit ailing president hugo chavez, who has been receiving cancer treatment and fighting a severe respiratory infection following surgery. he has not been seen since before his last operation in december. thursday, he missed the swearing-in of his third term as leader. shia muslims are refusing to bury the victims of thursday's bombing unless the army guarantees their safety from sectarian attacks. more than 80 people were killed and dozens injured in attacks on a crowded street in a shia area. protests in sri lanka following the parliament vote to impeach the chief justice of the country. the vote disregards the supreme court ruling that such action would not be legal. international rights groups have called it an assault on judicial independence. the king of saudi arabia has appointed 30 women to the previously all-male council. the council is the most influential political body in the country and its members are put in place by the kaine, who took the decision to appoint women after consulting various leaders. >>> a british tv presenter spent every minute
. a quick look at other news from around the world. president chavez will not be attending this thursday's story in of his third term. he will miss the ceremony because of ill health. he has been receiving medical care for cancer in cuba and he has not been heard of -- from since his fourth round of surgery which was on december 11. condoleezza rebels have declared a unilateral cease-fire in hopes of an end to nine months of revolt. the rebels had agreed to pull out of the east city in december. they announced a cease-fire ahead of a second round of negotiations with president kabila's government. the indian army said a patrol had come under fire. pakistan has denied the accusations. it accused indian troops of killing a pakistani soldier in a cross border attack. chinese citizens have been demonstrating in the southern city protesting against press censorship. the "southern weekly" went on strike because they say beneficial change their reform message. political leaders in northern ireland have warned of consequences unless a peaceful solution has been reached. the decision to stop flyi
report says the agency did not learn about the courier that way. >> venezuelan president hugo chavez battling respiratory failure as he fights a severe lung infection. in a televised statement, he describes his complication as "respiratory inefficiency." chavez has been in a cuban hospital since having cancer surgery more than three weeks ago. the administration minister did not give information about his treatment or prognosis. he has not been seen publicly since his surgery. >>> coast guard investigators from new orleans are headed to alaska to investigate a shell oil drilling rig. the rig is upright and stable and that there is no visible evidence of a spill. no word yet on when it could be moved. it's holding more than 150,000 gallons of diesel and oil. >>> also, same-sex marriage bills are making news of two more states here, first in illinois, a state senate committee held a bill to legalize it, but failed to put it on a full vote before the floor. rhode island laumakers have introduced bills to allow same-sex marriage as well. it's legal in nine states, plus the district of co
security at a los angeles elementary school pays off just a day after it started. officer daniel chavez heard gunshots and then saw an armed man running down the street as classes were letting out for the day. he arrested him just outside the school. >> i was thinking about the children that i had in my background, and all the kids on the playground, these are the children that i see on a daily basis outside, waiving to them as i drive down the street. they know me as officer kh chavez as they come to school every day. martha: the increased police presence is part after program. deployed cops to every elementary school in los angeles at least once a day the program was launched in response to newtown, connecticut and the school shooting that happened there. bill: we've sheen a steady increase in firearm background checks over the past two years. from 2012 a record 19.5 million backed checks up 19% from the previous year. tpwraoeus a twice as many pw-bgmany backed checks than last year. tennessee saw the highest increases in gun background checks with nearly 92,000 in the month of decemb
to havana in a few hours to see chavez. chavez missed his will inauguration ceremony yesterday. he's having treatment for cancer. one of the big mysteries of this is nobody really knows exactly what sort of cancer, exactly what the condition of his health is. so it's interesting that the vp is going over to see him at the moment. there's been several other latin american leaders popping in over the last day or so, as well. keeping an eye on that. >>> all right. not all mummies are kings or queens of egypt. there is a rare collection touring america. we'll talk to the producer when we come back. dysfunction - you know,that could be a question of blood flow. cialis tadalafil for daily use helps you be ready anytime the moment's right. you can be more confident in your ability to be ready. and the same cialis is the only daily ed tablet approved to treat ed and symptoms of bph, like needing to go frequently or urgently. tell your doctor about all your medical conditions and medications, and ask if your heart is healthy enough for sexual activity. do not take cialis if you take nitrates for che
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